Feds this morning arrested the business manager and union president of a Paramus-based electricians union local, according to a report in the Bergen Record.
Business manager Richard "Buzzy" Dressel and Union President John DeBouter were arrested for allegedly embezzling union funds.
"An eight-count indictment, returned by a federal grand jury in Newark, outlined a conspiracy between 2008 and 2010 in which two union officials and others allegedly embezzled $145,973 in salary and benefits that were paid to Dressel’s wife, Kathleen, who is named as an unindicted co-conspirator," the Record reported.
We are privileged to run today an opinion piece by Jeff Brindle, executive director of the state Election Law Enforcement Commision (ELEC). In the piece, Brindle lays out a blueprint for how to make party organizations stronger in order "to stave off the ever-growing influence of outside groups."Read More >
'We believe in redemption': Roque heads into 2015 with full backing of the HCDO WEST NEW YORK – When local pain specialist Dr. Felix Roque delivered U.S. Rep. Albio Sires (D-8) from discomfort and restored him to the golf course, the congressman in return indulged the political fancies of...
By Jeff Brindle An August 15, 2014 ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Stanley Chesler reaffirmed the place of political parties in the State’s electoral system. By rejecting arguments that unaffiliated voters should have a right to vote in... Read More >
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